OBJECTIVE: To investigate the role of the gene NOD2 in susceptibility to, and clinical manifestations of, ankylosing spondylitis (AS). METHODS: A case-control study of NOD2 polymorphisms known to be associated with Crohn's disease (CD) (Pro(268)Ser, Arg(702)Trp, Gly(908)Arg, and Leu(1007)fsinsC) was performed in 229 cases of primary AS with no diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), 197 cases of AS associated with IBD (referred to as colitic spondylarthritis; comprising 78 with CD and 11...Expand abstract
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Role of NOD2 variants in spondylarthritis.
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